deQuervain's disease

deQuervain's disease
de·Quer·vain's disease də-(.)kər-'vanz- n inflammation of tendons and their sheaths at the styloid process of the radius that often causes pain in the thumb side of the wrist
Quer·vain ker-van Fritz de (1868-1940)
Swiss physician. The author of a major text on surgery, Quervain was known for his work on the pathology and surgery of the thyroid. He worked also on the prevention of goiter. He described the inflammatory process now known as deQuervain's disease in 1895.

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  • dequervain's disease — dəker¦vaⁿz noun Usage: usually capitalized Q Etymology: after Fritz de Quervain died 1940 Swiss surgeon : inflammation of tendons and their sheaths at the styloid process of the radius that often causes pain in the thumb side of the wrist …   Useful english dictionary

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